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3D printing of a mandible

It was 1982 when Chuck Hull invented the first prototype of a 3D printer which, through the stereolithography technique, made objects with layers of plastic, engraved from an initial block and fixed with ultraviolet lamps. In short, he built the first machine that printed objects and, without being able to imagine it, he gave life…

Back to school

Don’t tell me there was no time, our kids have been home since the end of February and since then the goal has been to find a way to send them back to school. The uncertainty with which schools are reopened is certainly justified by the many unknowns that the virus brings, but the many…

Rapid tests for COVID-19

According to a review published in the Cochrane Library, there is insufficient evidence to show that point-of-care tests to detect the presence of Covid-19 in the community or in primary or secondary care settings are accurate. “Several diagnostic strategies are available to identify or rule out ongoing infection, identify people who need more care or…

USE OF THE MASK

Halitosis, dry mouth, stained teeth are some oral disorders that some people attribute to the use of the mask: however, there is no scientific evidence that demonstrates its relationship with the appearance of these oral diseases and therefore, in the current pandemic situation, the Consejo General de Dentistas Spanish recommends that the population continue to…

(Italiano) BONUS SANIFICAZIONE

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what happened to the waiting room?

The anti Covid rules have revolutionized waiting rooms. Moyra Girelli explains how to try to make them welcoming but at the same time “safe” The environment in which we live and work, as you know, says a lot about us. It expresses our style, our taste, our sensitivity for the people who live there, even…